All Posts Tagged With: "immigration"

Report: Businesses Given Incentives to Hire Undocumented Immigrants

Under the sweeping action by President Barack Obama on illegal immigration, businesses will reportedly have an incentive per employee of $3,000 to hire undocumented immigrants. Because of an ObamaCare glitch, businesses will not be facing a penalty for not providing the immigrants any health care, reported a national newspaper. Undocumented immigrations are not eligible for […]

Impacts Now and Down the Road in Immigration

On Thursday night, President Obama announced Executive Action regarding immigration. Some of his measures start immediately, while others will take more time. The reforms that have deferred action will not be implemented fully for as long as six months, at which time applications will be accepted. At the same time, the President waits as well […]

President Likely to Grant Protection to Undocumented Immigrants

As the U.S. President, Barack Obama has the authority to grant protection from any deportation to undocumented immigrants. The big question following the midterm election is whether Obama will grant that protection for the immigrants and if so at what time. There is also speculation as to who will be the beneficiaries of the plan […]

House Speaker Boehner Warns President on Immigration

Just two days after his party ran roughshod over the Democrats in the midterm election, John Boehner the Speaker of the House became the second top Republican to warn President Barack Obama against any unilateral action on immigration. Boehner said that action would poison the well for cooperation with the new Congress that will be […]

Tight Races in Senate Could be Influenced by Immigration

This summer when the race for the U.S. Senate heated up in Arkansas, Mark Pryor was under attack from his congressional opponent with an inaccurate and nasty ad that claimed the Democrat supported giving benefits of social security to people with forged identities who worked illegally in the U.S. Michelle Nunn a Democratic candidate in […]

Border Deployment Started by Texas National Guard

The first group of troops from the Texas National Guard has arrived at the U.S./Mexico border and is taking up its respective positions said local law enforcement in the area of Hidalgo County. The troops have taken up posts on observation and surveillance towers, which deputies put in place to monitor crowds as well as […]

Guatemalan Wants a Central American Plan to Stop Emigration

Otto Perez Molina the President of Guatemala said the best way to deal with the surge in unaccompanied children crossing the border between Mexico and the United States would be for the U.S. to implement a plan that is similar to the multi-billion dollar initiative Washington has in Colombia. Perez Molina added that something must […]

Deporting of Children Begins in the U.S.

The United States has deported its first group of children. On Monday, a flight landed in Honduras with the first children to be deported since President Obama made a pledge to speed up the overall process of sending undocumented immigrant children back to their countries in Central America. Fleeing poverty and violence, children in record […]

Perry Testifies at Congressional Field Hearing

The thousands of children from Central America who are entering illegally into the United States are both a national security and humanitarian crisis, said Governor Rick Perry of Texas on Thursday at a South Texas Congressional Field Hearing. Over 52,000 children who were unaccompanied have been detained by authorities since October of 2013. Three fourths […]

Obama Directs Federal Officials to Lead Border Relief

Citing a humanitarian situation, President Barack Obama directed officials from the federal government to lead a relief effort due to a surge of children crossing the border between the U.S. and Mexico alone. The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Craig Fugate will be in charge of coordinating the response by the federal government […]